Lab of O Bird Cams: Barred Owl

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Check out the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Barred Owl live camera feed, where a female barred owl is incubating 3 eggs!

Update (April 5, 2017) – The chicks are hatching!

From the Lab of Ornithology newsletter:

What to watch for: During the day you can listen to the sounds of spring arrive to the forests as the female incubates her eggs. At night, watch as the male owl delivers a steady stream of interesting prey items … to the nest box and listen for the owls’ classic “whoo-cooks-for-you?” hooting duets. After hatching, it takes only 4 to 5 weeks for the owlets to transform from close-eyed, downy fluffballs to fierce, sometimes clumsy youngsters before setting out to explore the world. …

Share what you see and hear with us on the cam’s Twitter feed, @WBU_Owls, and join us in learning more about these secretive and adaptable predators.